Re: [R] Are least-squares means useful or appropriate?

From: Jonathan Dushoff <dushoff_at_eno.princeton.edu>
Date: Sun 25 Sep 2005 - 04:11:42 EST

On 9/20/05, Felipe <felipe@unileon.es> wrote:

> My question was just theoric. I was wondering if someone who were using
> SAS and R could give me their opinion on the topic. I was trying to use
> least-squares means for comparison in R, but then I found some
> indications against them, and I wanted to know if they had good basis
> (as I told earlier, they were not much detailed).

You may find this page helpful: http://www.tufts.edu/~gdallal/LHSP.HTM. The author claims that "least-squares means" is just a weird SAS word for adjusted means, and discusses several advantages and disadvantages.

JD



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